Lady Oscar / The Rose of Versailles will have a new anime film

Lady Oscar / The Rose of Versailles will have a new anime film

A website was opened on Wednesday to announce that the manga The Rose of Versailles (The Rose of Versailles) by Riyoko Ikeda is inspiring a new anime film.

The slogan on the visual reads: "They lived intensely, beautifully ..."

Ikeda drew an illustration with a message that partly jokingly comments on fans who haven't forgotten:

The previously announced "50th Anniversary Rose of Versailles: Rose of Versailles Forever" exhibit at the Tokyo City View Observation Deck will preview the visual teaser, as well as some of the character designs and background art production, starting September 17 .

Ikeda serialized the original manga in Shueisha's Weekly Margaret magazine from 1972 to 1973. The "story of love and destiny" is set in the intriguing court of Queen Marie Antoinette before and during the upheavals of the French Revolution. Lady Oscar is a young woman raised as a man to serve in the palace guards.

Udon Entertainment began publishing the manga in English in December 2019 and has since released the entire manga in five omnibus volumes. Udon also plans to release The Rose of Versailles Episodes secondary story manga next year.

The manga inspired a 40-episode anime in 1979-1980 that Right Stuf released in North America in 2013 on two DVD sets. In addition to the animated television series, the manga inspired a 1990 animated film, a remake of a long-promised but unreleased animated film, all-female Takarazuka Revue perennial musicals from 1974 and a French / Japanese film from 1978. live. More recently, DLE Inc. has created licensed parody shorts with Flash animation. Discotek produced an HD remaster of the series, and the two-volume release was released in April 2021 and June 29.

The manga inspires Otomate's Shiritsu BeruBara Academy ~ Versailles no Bara Re * imagination ~ (Private BeruBara Academy: Rose of Versailles Re * imagination) project. The project simultaneously involved an unspecified "screen fit" and a game adaptation in progress.

Source: Anime News Network